TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on NOV. 5

On Tuesday, Turkish dailies cover ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's trial, President Abdullah Gul's comment on a possible rivalry against Prime Minister Erdogan, a new limit for hotel and holiday expenses by credit card by Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BDDK), and Turkish football team Galatasaray's group match against FC Copenhagen in Champions League.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on NOV. 5

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On Tuesday, Turkish dailies cover ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's trial, President Abdullah Gul's comment on a possible rivalry against Prime Minister Erdogan, a new limit for hotel and holiday expenses by credit card by BDDK, and Turkish football team Galatasaray's group match against FC Copenhagen in Champions League.

Daily SABAH headlines the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's not recognizing the court and trial by saying "I am legitimate, you are illegal". YENI SAFAK daily interprets Morsi trial as "Defending Man" and quoted Morsi as refusing the court and saying that "I am the legitimate president and I reject being judged in this trial. Daily HABERTURK reports Morsi claimed the court had a pro-coup mindset.

Regarding the British daily The Guardian's implications for a possible rivalry between President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in presidential election, Turkish daily ZAMAN gives place to Gul's saying "not rival, my friend" about Erdogan. On the other hand, daily TARAF covers this subject from a different perspective by Gul's not rejecting the claims that he is going to run for president in 2014. Daily TURKIYE also covers Gul's emphasis on the friendship with Erdogan.

VATAN daily reports the warning of BDDK related with the expenses by credit card and says holiday packages as well as hotel expenses in installments of 12-14 months can be limited. Daily BUGÜN headlines the limitation would be for automobile purchases and holiday expenses, spotting the BDDK Chairman Mukim Oztekin's words implying a possible regulation on individual expenses for automobiles, holidays and jewelry.

Daily MILLIYET reports Turkish champions Galatasaray's Champions League match against Denmark's FC Copenhagen at Parken Stadium, where Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup in 2000, and highlights the importance of one more victory. Daily HURRIYET also covers the Lions' pursuit of victory on match day 4 to have an advantage to qualify to the second round in Champions League.

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